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[audio]The Sound of Young America: Apr 8 2011: John Darnielle - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
John Darnielle began making music as the frontman of folk rock band The Mountain Goats in 1991. The band subsequently has gained a cult following and Darnielle has been hailed as one of rock's best lyricists. The Mountain Goats' newest release is All Eternals Deck.
Downloads: 101 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]The College Years: Dustin Diamond Day - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
This week, an interview with one of America's favorite icons, Dustin Diamond. Jesse, Gene and Jordan talk with Screech about how he chooses work, his band and the Milwaukee Metal Fest as Gene tries to derail "Choo Choo!". Please note this is a repost.
Downloads: 102 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Apr 16 2005: Rock Snobs - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Apr 16 2005: Rock Snobs This week, we examine Rock Snobbery, with guests Ira Kaplan of indie rock legends Yo La Tengo, comedian Greg Proops, and Steven Daly, author of "The Rock Snob's Dictionary." Originally broadcast 4-16-05.
Downloads: 64 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]The Sound of Young America: May 9 2011: Sarah Vowell - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Sarah Vowell is an author and humorist whose newest book, Unfriendly Fishes, is about the annexation of Hawaii.
Downloads: 173 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Feb 19 2010: Sundance: Drunk History - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner are the creator and director of Drunk History, a series of shorts in which comedians get very, very drunk, then re-tell their favorite stories from history. The stories are re-enacted, with drunken narration and dialogue, by actors like Don Cheadle and Jack Black. It won the short film prize at Sundance.
Downloads: 25
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jul 27 2007: Miranda July - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Miranda July is an artist, author and filmmaker. Her latest book is No One Belongs Here More Than You.
Downloads: 14
[audio]The College Years: Oct 11 2001: Darlings of Dreamland - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
This week, we look into the sleeping minds of The Sound of Young America. Lots of crazy dream stories from Jesse, Gene, Jordan, Dan and others.
Downloads: 14
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Feb 1 2009: Kasper Hauser: Wedding Announcements - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Wedding Announcements from Kasper Hauser's upcoming book Weddings of the Times.
Downloads: 11
[audio]The Sound of Young America: May 3 2009: Shoe Store DJ - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
In a commentary, Scott Simpson says he'll never go into the family business.
Downloads: 12
[audio]The College Years: Feb 12 2004: LA to NY - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
The College Years is back with a vengeance! Our hosts, Jesse, Jordan, and Brian interview famous comedian Doug Benson on the Marijuana-Logues and The Oscars. Also in this show, NY correspondent "Big Time" Gene O'Neill and a joke about The Sound of Young America getting broadcast nationally.
Downloads: 9
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Feb 26 2009: Tom Ammiano Live in San Francisco - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
California State Assemblymember Tom Ammiano is a fixture of the San Francisco political scene. He was the first openly gay man elected to a school board in California, and went on to become president of the City's board of supervisors. He's also been a standup comic for over thirty years.
Downloads: 7
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jun 9 2008: The Chris Farley Show - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Tom Farley Jr. and Tanner Colby talk about their book "The Chris Farley Show: A Biography in Three Acts."
Downloads: 16
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jul 14 2009: Marc Maron - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Marc Maron is a veteran standup comic whose new CD is entitled Final Engagement. He hosts the Air America web show Break Room Live.
Downloads: 17
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jul 3 2008: Blu of Blu & Exile - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Blu is the MC half of the hip-hop duo Blu & Exile. They released their critically-acclaimed first album, "Below the Heavens," last year.
Downloads: 20
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jun 17 2008: The Eels - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Mark Oliver Everett, sometimes known as E, joins us. He's the frontman of the rotating cast that makes up the rock band The Eels.
Downloads: 29
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Oct 3 2011: Jonathan Coulton & John Flansburgh - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
For Jonathan Coulton, success as a musician has come with recording music himself, releasing individual songs online one- at-a-time, and even selling his catalog on a USB drive. So in a way, his new album Artificial Heart is aterrifying turn to the traditional, and a creative risk. It was produced with They Might Be Giants' John Flansburgh in a studio with a full band, the old- fashioned way. Jonathan and John talk to us about that process.
Downloads: 13
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jan 5 2007: Brendan Canty - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Brendan Canty is the creator of the film series Burn to Shine, and a member of the band Fugazi.
Downloads: 13
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jun 4 2005: The Nucular Option - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
This week's program explores The Nucular Option... our guests are Geoffrey Nunberg, Stanford Linguist and regular Fresh Air commentator, and Stella, the comedy trio (Michael Ian Black, Michael Schowalter, David Wain) behind a new eponymous Comedy Central series. You may know them from their work in MTV's The State, from the film Wet Hot American Summer, or from their appearances in various VH1 talking head shows...
Downloads: 9
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jun 20 2011: Glenn O'Brien - The Style Guy - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Glenn O'Brien is the author of How To Be A Man, and the Style Guy columnist for GQ. He also created and hosted TV Party, the seminal new wave television show, and edited Interview magazine.
Downloads: 11
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Apr 28 2009: Eleni Mandell - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Eleni Mandell is a Los Angeles singer-songwriter. She talks with us and performs some songs from her new album, Artificial Fire.
Downloads: 13
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Apr 10 2007: Jack McBrayer - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Jack McBrayer portrays the lovable NBC page Kenneth on the sitcom 30 Rock. He's also a veteran of the New York and Chicago improv scenes.
Downloads: 7
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jan 18 2010: The AV Club - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Tasha Robinson and Nathan Rabin of The AV Club join Jesse to recommend a few great films which are new to DVD.
Downloads: 13
[audio]The College Years: Dec 2 2004: Party Time! - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
In this episode, The Sound of Young America celebrates The Second City, one of comedy's great institutions. Appropriately, Jesse talks to Anne Libera, author of The Second City Almanac of Improvisation.
Downloads: 4
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Apr 30 2005: Old Men. - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
On today's program, we talk with two awesome old guys -- legendary comedian Shelley Berman and television science hero Mr. Wizard. Originally broadcast 4-30-05.
Downloads: 20
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Oct 26 2011: Comedy: Jordan Ranks America, October 2011 - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Don't know where to turn, or who to believe? Try our correspondent Jordan Morris, who brings you the best of America every month.
Downloads: 6
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Mar 2 2009: Jenna Fischer - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Jenna Fischer is an actress, best known for her portrayal of the secretary Pam on NBC's The Office.
Downloads: 12
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Apr 18 2008: Conservatize Me - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
John Moe is the author of Conservatize Me: How I Tried to Become a Righty With The Help of Richard Nixon, Sean Hannity, Toby Keith and Beef Jerky. He's also a contributor to American Public Media's Weekend America.
Downloads: 31
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Oct 6 2006: Grind Time - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Guest Killer Mike. Killer Mike is an Atlanta-based rapper, best known for his affiliation with Outkast and Big Boi's Purple Ribbon Records.
Downloads: 10
[audio]The College Years: Mar 15 2001: Official Things - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Jesse, Jordan and Gene pick official things of The Sound of Young America.
Downloads: 8
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Oct 27 2006: World of Wonder - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Guests Chris Elliott and Terry Gilliam. Chris Elliott is an actor and author, best known for his work on "Get A Life" and "Late Night with David Letterman." Terry Gilliam is a filmmaker and member of Monty Python's Flying Circus.
Downloads: 16
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jan 1 2007: The Knights of Prosperity - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Guests Rob Beckerman and Rob Burnett. Beckerman and Burnett are the creators of the new series "The Knights of Prosperity," as well as the cult favorite dramedy "Ed."
Downloads: 8
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Apr 22 2006: Jonathans - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Guests Jonathan Katz and Jonathan Goldstein. Jonathan Katz is a comedian, and the co-creator and star of "Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist." Jonathan Goldstein is an acclaimed radio producer (This American Life, Wiretap) and the author of the novel "Lenny Bruce is Dead."
Downloads: 14
[audio]The Sound of Young America: May 5 2010: Wisenheimer - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Mark Oppenheimer is the author of Wisenheimer, a memoir about growing up verbally precocious and finding himself in organized debate. He's also religion columnist for the New York Times and professor of English and Political Science at Yale.
Downloads: 11
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jun 3 2006: Put-Ons - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Guests Matt Walsh and Charlie Todd of Improv Everywhere. Matt Walsh the star of the Comedy Central series Dog Bites Man, and a former correspondent on the Daily Show and co-founder of the Upright Citizens Brigade. Charlie Todd is the creator of the street prank group Improv Everywhere.
Downloads: 15
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jan 2 2009: Broke-Ass Stuart - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Stuart Schuffman is the author of "Broke-Ass Stuart's Guide to Living Cheaply in New York," a follow-up to his "Guide to Living Cheaply in San Francisco."
Downloads: 12
[audio]The College Years: Nov 29 2001: Feelings - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Jesse, Jordan and Gene take calls, as listeners share their feelings. Plus a visit from the XXXtreme weather man.
Downloads: 7
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Apr 1 2006: (Un)Clean - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Guests Jim Gaffigan and the creators of Wonder Showzen. Jim Gaffigan is an actor and comedian who's been seen in films like "Super Troopers," and is one of the most popular touring comics in America. John Lee and Vernon Chatman created Wonder Showzen, one of the most bizarre, dark, and hilarious half-hours on television.
Downloads: 27
[audio]The College Years: Feb 28 2002: The Audio Experience - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Gene, Jesse and Jordan help a fan ask out a cute radio DJ, while also creating many natural disasters with a CD of sound effects.
Downloads: 19
[audio]The College Years: Jan 24 2002: Andrew Sings! - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Andrew Anton tells us about his odd teenage recording career.
Downloads: 9
[audio]The Sound of Young America: May 3 2011: Comedy: Jordan Ranks America, May 2011 - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Want to know what's good in the US of A this month? Jordan Morris has the scoop.
Downloads: 15
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Nov 29 2010: John Brandon - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
John Brandon is a novelist who was raised on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Citrus County is set in his home state and is his second novel, focusing on a teacher and two middle-schoolers who have their loneliness and status as outsiders in common. The book is part crime novel and part exploration of the adolescent pysche.
Downloads: 12
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Mar 31 2007: Cornucopia! - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Comedy from Clifford and Kidd and from Jonathan Katz. Also a sample of the new maximumfun.org podcast, Coyle and Sharpe: The Imposters.
Downloads: 11
[audio]The College Years: Sep 2 2004: Chosen People - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
In this edition of The College Years, special guest-host Kathi Kamen-Goldmark joins Jesse as they welcome a few chosen people on The Sound of Young America. First, Jesse and Kathi talk to Chris Jackson from H.O.P.E. in America about Paris Hilton's 2004 dallience with literature. Right after that, Count Bass D drops some knowledge on the show. And to end things, Sarah Silverman graces the show with her funny.
Downloads: 6
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Aug 13 2007: Mick Brown on Phil Spector - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Mick Brown was the last journalist to speak with Phil Spector before the legendary music producer murdered a young woman. He is the author of Tearing Down the Wall of Sound.
Downloads: 20
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Dec 8 2006: Live in New York Two - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Guests Kurt Andersen, Andres du Bouchet, Elephant Larry and Jonathan Coulton. Kurt Andersen is the host of PRI's "Studio 360" and was the co-founder of Spy Magazine. Andrew du Bouchet is a New York comedian. Elephant Larry are a sketch comedy group, also from New York. Jonathan Coulton sings songs, and I believe lives in Connecticut.
Downloads: 11
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Aug 18 2009: Rob Siegel - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Rob Siegel is a former editor for The Onion and penned last year's Mickey Rourke vehicle The Wrestler. He's just written and directed Big Fan, a dark film starring Patton Oswalt as man beaten up by his favorite player on the New York Giants. Siegel's characters seem to find fulfillment on the fringes of society -- listen in to find out why.
Downloads: 11
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jan 26 2007: Japanese Robots - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Guest Tim Hornyak is the author of Loving the Machine: The Art and Science of Japanese Robots.
Downloads: 15
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jul 11 2011: Simon Pegg - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Filmmaker and actor Simon Pegg talks about nerds' epic climb up the social ladder -- from schoolyard runts to mainstream successes. His new memoir is called Nerd Do Well.
Downloads: 18
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Jul 14 2010: Jordan Ranks America: July 2010 - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Jordan Morris tells us what's hot and what's not.
Downloads: 9
[audio]The Sound of Young America: Dec 22 2006: Holiday Special 2004 - Jesse Thorn and Maximum Fun
Guests John Waters, Christopher Moore, Davy Rothbart & Moustaches for Kids.
Downloads: 9
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